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Trojan Characters in The Iliad Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. In Homer's The Iliad, what side of the Trojan war does Cassandra support?

Question 2 2. In Greek mythology, what role does Cassandra play?

Question 3 3. Why do Greek and Trojan soldiers scorn the use of a bow and arrow in Homer's The Iliad?

Question 4 4. In Homer's The Iliad, what does Paris do that causes Hector to say that he is ''fair to see but...has neither wit nor courage.''?

Question 5 5.

In Homer's The Iliad, King Priam tells Helen, '...take your seat in front of me that you may see your former husband, your kinsmen and your friends. I lay no blame upon you, it is the gods, not you who are to blame. It is they that have brought about this terrible war with the Achaeans…'

What does this say about Priam's thoughts on the gods?

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Question 6 6. In Homer's The Iliad, what could be considered a strength and weakness of King Priam's?

Question 7 7. Why was Hector's death important in Homer's epic poem The Iliad?

Question 8 8. What happens after Achilles kills Hector in Homer's epic poem The Iliad?

Question 9 9. When Sarpedon is wounded in The Iliad, what does he ask Glaucos to do?

Question 10 10. How does Hector feel about Sarpedon's words in The Iliad?

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Question 11 11. What was Helen doing when the goddess Iris arrived which shows her guilt over having caused the Trojan War in Homer's The Iliad?

Question 12 12. Which goddess did Paris choose as the fairest in Homer's The Iliad?

Question 13 13. Who does Glaucus almost do battle with in Homer's The Iliad, but then stops because he realizes that they are acquainted with one another?

Question 14 14. In Homer's The Iliad, who does Dolon run into when he goes to spy on the Achaeans?

Question 15 15. What gave the character Hecuba from The Iliad a sense that her son would lead to the destruction of Troy?

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Question 16 16. What did Hecuba do after her son Hector died in The Iliad?

Question 17 17. In The Iliad, what does Apollo do after taking Aeneas away from a battle with Diomedes?

Question 18 18. In The Iliad, what happens to Aeneas as he is on the verge of being killed in battle by Achilles?

Question 19 19. Which of the following does Agenor do in Book 4 of The Iliad?

Question 20 20. Which of the following quotes does NOT describe Antenor in The Iliad?

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Question 21 21. In The Iliad, what saves Briseis from the fate of the rest of her family?

Question 22 22. In The Iliad, what happens to Briseis when the Trojan War ends?

Question 23 23. In The Iliad, why does Astyanax scream when he sees his father?

Question 24 24. What is the fate of Astyanax in The Iliad?

Question 25 25. Who is the father of Pandarus, a character from Homer's The Iliad?

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Question 26 26. What was the result of the fight between Pandarus and Diomedes in Homer's The Iliad?

Question 27 27. What does Aphrodite promise Paris if he'll declare her the fairest in The Iliad?

Question 28 28. In The Iliad, what is Helen's fate when the city of Troy falls?

Question 29 29. What does Hector pray for his son, Astyanax, in The Iliad?

Question 30 30. Which of the following is an epithet that Homer uses to describe Hector in The Iliad?

Trojan Characters in The Iliad Chapter Exam Instructions

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